1. A San Francisco 49ers Fan Guide to Hating the Seattle Seahawks

    The San Francisco 49ers have developed a rivalry with the Seattle Seahawks since the Pacific Northwest team became a part of the NFC West in 2002. The rivalry reached new heights in 2012...

    Joseph Akeley Written by Joseph Akeley about over 1 year ago 25,719 reads 335 comments

  2. Breaking Down Golden State Warriors' Future with Andre Iguodala

    Everything about the acquisition of Andre Iguodala screams that the Golden State Warriors are desperate to win now. Teams don't usually give away two first-round picks and three expiring contracts for virtually nothing...

    Joseph Akeley Written by Joseph Akeley about over 1 year ago 10,379 reads 30 comments

  3. Debunking Myths in Golden State Warriors' Pursuit of Dwight Howard

    For better or for worse, the Golden State Warriors are in the thick of the Dwight Howard offseason circus...

    Joseph Akeley Written by Joseph Akeley about over 1 year ago 6,674 reads 24 comments

  4. San Francisco 49ers' Most Under and Overrated Offseason Additions

    For a player to be overrated or underrated, he must be rated first. This seems obvious, but it's worth stating to San Francisco 49ers fans who come across this article...

    Joseph Akeley Written by Joseph Akeley about over 1 year ago 19,129 reads 49 comments

  5. Grading Every San Francisco 49ers Major Offseason Move to Date

    It's been a busy offseason for the San Francisco 49ers . General manager Trent Baalke has seemingly been in an arms race with Seattle Seahawks GM John Schneider since free agency started in March...

    Joseph Akeley Written by Joseph Akeley about over 1 year ago 14,605 reads 25 comments

  6. 8 Early Winners and Losers of the San Francisco 49ers Offseason

    The San Francisco 49ers have had an eventful offseason highlighted by trades, free-agent losses and injuries...

    Joseph Akeley Written by Joseph Akeley about over 1 year ago 15,292 reads 32 comments

  7. 5 Games That Will Determine San Francisco 49ers' Fate in 2013

    Jim Harbaugh might say they all count the same, but there are always a few games on the schedule that seem to carry a bit more significance. The San Francisco 49ers have no shortage of games that could change the tide of their season in 2013...

    Joseph Akeley Written by Joseph Akeley about over 1 year ago 11,365 reads 124 comments

  8. San Francisco 49ers: 5 Players Whose Stock Is on the Rise After OTAs

    In about three months, the San Francisco 49ers will be kicking off their 2013 season, and a few players have already built some positive momentum...

    Joseph Akeley Written by Joseph Akeley about over 1 year ago 21,810 reads 34 comments

  9. Who Will Win the San Francisco 49ers' No. 2 Wide Receiver Battle?

    When the San Francisco 49ers acquired Anquan Boldin in March, their depth at wide receiver was the least of their concerns...

    Joseph Akeley Written by Joseph Akeley about over 1 year ago 9,059 reads 65 comments

  10. 49ers Running Back Breakdown: Full Evaluation and Depth Chart Analysis

    The San Francisco 49ers have one of the most productive running games in the NFL . Led by a mauling offensive line and talented group of running backs, the Niners ranked fourth in rushing yards per game in 2012...

    Joseph Akeley Written by Joseph Akeley about over 1 year ago 4,168 reads 27 comments

  11. Will the Secondary Be the San Francisco 49ers' Achilles' Heel in 2013?

    We know the San Francisco 49ers can run it, throw it and defend the run. It's their ability to defend the pass that could be the difference between glory and disappointment in 2013...

    Joseph Akeley Written by Joseph Akeley about over 1 year ago 8,933 reads 31 comments

  12. 5 Players the 49ers Will Regret Passing on in the 2013 NFL Draft

    The San Francisco 49ers had a great draft. They filled needs, found talent and traded for picks in the 2014 NFL draft. Really, there's not much to criticize...

    Joseph Akeley Written by Joseph Akeley about over 1 year ago 17,326 reads 77 comments

  13. Setting Expectations for Each Member of San Francisco 49ers' 2013 Draft Class

    Most experts believe the San Francisco 49ers put together a respectable 2013 NFL draft class. And I'm right there with them. The Niners filled needs and found value with several of their picks...

    Joseph Akeley Written by Joseph Akeley about over 1 year ago 11,316 reads 41 comments

  14. San Francisco 49ers Big Board: Final Pre-Draft Update

    With 13 picks in the 2013 NFL draft, the San Francisco 49ers will have plenty of opportunities to find their next cornerstone player...

    Joseph Akeley Written by Joseph Akeley about over 1 year ago 3,958 reads 19 comments

  15. Must-Watch Games, Matchups and Storylines from 49ers' 2013 Schedule

    Five prime-time games, two playoff rematches and possibly the most competitive division rivalry in the NFL . That's what San Francisco 49ers fans will have to look forward to when the 2013 season kicks off in early September...

    Joseph Akeley Written by Joseph Akeley about over 1 year ago 2,794 reads 5 comments

  16. Who Do San Francisco 49ers Fans Want in the First Round of the 2013 NFL Draft?

    With the 31st pick in the 2013 NFL draft, the San Francisco 49ers select... That's the million dollar question for Niners fans...

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  17. The 10 Best Draft Picks in San Francisco 49ers History

    Thanks to great success in the NFL draft, the San Francisco 49ers have one of the richest histories in pro sports...

    Joseph Akeley Written by Joseph Akeley about over 1 year ago 13,724 reads 28 comments

  18. San Francisco 49ers Mock Draft: Building the Perfect 7-Round Draft

    After receiving three compensatory picks , the San Francisco 49ers now have 14 picks for the 2013 NFL draft. With so many selections and so few needs, expect Trent Baalke and Co...

    Joseph Akeley Written by Joseph Akeley about over 1 year ago 14,026 reads 46 comments

  19. Predicting San Francisco 49ers' Starting Lineup Post-Week 1 of Free Agency

    After more than a week of free agency, the San Francisco 49ers have one major unanswered question. Who will start at free safety? Since Dashon Goldson fled to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers , the 49ers, left with a big hole at safety, signed former St...

    Joseph Akeley Written by Joseph Akeley about over 1 year ago 22,412 reads 68 comments

  20. How Anquan Boldin Will Help Colin Kaepernick, 49ers Offense Thrive in 2013

    As Colin Kaepernick was becoming the NFL 's next big thing in the 2012-13 NFL playoffs, Anquan Boldin was reminding us how dominant he can still be...

    Joseph Akeley Written by Joseph Akeley about over 1 year ago 18,544 reads 53 comments

  21. San Francisco 49ers Mock Draft: Predicting All 7 Rounds

    With Dashon Goldson and Delanie Walker bolting to new teams in the first few days of the 2013 NFL season, the San Francisco 49ers ' needs are much more clear...

    Joseph Akeley Written by Joseph Akeley about over 1 year ago 19,137 reads 63 comments

  22. A Farewell to Alex Smith as a Member of the San Francisco 49ers

    It's official. The Alex Smith era has come to a close in San Francisco. The Kansas City Chiefs and 49ers completed a trade on Tuesday that sent two draft picks to San Francisco for the former No...

    Joseph Akeley Written by Joseph Akeley about over 1 year ago 1,778 reads 5 comments

  23. Predicting San Francisco 49ers' Free-Agent Targets

    Without much cap space and a slew of draft picks, the San Francisco 49ers aren't likely to be major buyers in the free-agent market. However, don't sleep on Trent Baalke making a few sneaky good moves...

    Joseph Akeley Written by Joseph Akeley about over 1 year ago 16,987 reads 50 comments

  24. Breaking Down the Contracts Needed to Re-Sign Every 49ers Free Agent

    Most of the San Francisco 49ers ' key players are under contract for the 2013 season. However, a few consistent contributors will be free agents when the season officially begins on March 12...

    Joseph Akeley Written by Joseph Akeley about almost 2 years ago 9,444 reads 29 comments

  25. Buying or Selling Latest Free-Agent Buzz Surrounding San Francisco 49ers

    It's been a quiet couple of weeks for the San Francisco 49ers since losing Super Bowl XLVII . But it won't be long before the free-agent fireworks go off...

    Joseph Akeley Written by Joseph Akeley about almost 2 years ago 7,318 reads 16 comments